Petrophile vana Cranfield & T.Macfarlane
Nuytsia 17:154-157, Fig.1 (2007)

Conservation Code: Priority One
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 12 May 2008

Shrub, to 1.5 m high. Shallow, white, gritty clay-soil pockets, laterite. Breakaways.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Murchison, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Tallering, Western Murchison.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Mount Magnet, Yalgoo.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 0.4-1.7 m high; branchlets glabrous. Leaves alternate, 20-60 mm mm long, 1-2 mm mm wide, glabrous; lamina terete, entire, straight or curved, scabrous, apex acute, 1-1.3 mm long. Inflorescences not viscid, white or cream. Perianth 10-12 mm long, hairy, the limb apex hairy all over; pistil 10-12 mm long; pollen presenter fusiform, hairy, 4-5.5 mm long. Cone with persistent scales, NaN mm (?) long. Flowers in September. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL) or Murchison (MUR) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority One (P1).